DESASTRES | DISASTERS

08-May-2019 to 12:35

Mozambique deactivates cyclone Red Alert

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Mozambican government has deactivated the Red Alert it announced in the aftermath of two deadly tropical storms that pummelled the south-eastern country since March, cabinet spokesperson Ana Comoana said on Tuesday.

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08-May-2019 to 05:49

Bodies of 5 miners retrieved from collapsed Zimbabwe mine

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — At least five people have died following the collapse of a tunnel at a disused gold mine in south-western Zimbabwe, the Ministry of Information has announced.

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07-May-2019 to 17:38

Iran condoles with Niger over deadly tanker blast

APA-Naimey (Niger) — The Iranian government has expressed shock and dismay over the fatal explosion of an fuel tanker in the Nigerien capital Niger.

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03-May-2019 to 05:24

S/Africa witnesses decline in Easter road fatalities – Minister

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s road fatalities decreased by 48% over this year’s Easter holiday compared to the same period in 2018, Transport Minister Blade Nzimande has said.

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01-May-2019 to 13:30

Ramaphosa declares mourning period for S/Africa’s flood victims

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has declared seven days of national mourning starting on Wednesday for the 70 people who lost their lives in the floods that have ravaged the country in the past week.

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01-May-2019 to 09:03

Mozambique: Cyclone Kenneth death toll rises to 41

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The death toll from Cyclone Kenneth in Mozambique has risen to 41 and is expected to rise as flooding continues, an official said on Tuesday.

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29-Apr-2019 to 15:47

Mozambique cyclone death toll climbs

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The death toll from the cyclone that ravaged much of northern Mozambique last week has reached at least 38, official figures released by the government on Monday suggest.

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